HUB Launch – Kolkata: 25 March 2011

The launch of India’s first book on electronic music

on 25 March 2011

at Max Mueller Bhavan

6:30 PM onwards

Featuring a live electronic session with:

Audio Pervert
Ankit Gandhi Lall
Jivraj Singh
Yidam

HUB – India’s first & only book on electronic music

Goethe-Institut/ Max Mueller Bhavan, Music Gets Me High & Samrat B. are proud to announce the release of India’s first book on electronic music – HUB.Hub is India’s first and only anthology of electronic music – a legitimate record of everything that’s past and currently happening in terms of music, artists, events and more. The book hopes to create further awareness of Indian electronica via distribution of information, which has not been done before. The published material will serve as an official statement for and about the people involved in this field and give a much-needed voice to this rising subculture. 

This book includes:

1. History: A brief history of electronic music and the impact of technology on music in India (1982 to current).

2. Artist Profiles: Complete profiles of electronic bands & DJ’s, each containing detailed information about the artist, their discography and contact information. Covers 60 plus artists from India and Indians settled abroad. The book itself spans over a 1000 artists from 1982 to now.

3. Features: A collection of features to highlight and critically examine the impact of electronic music in India with respect to prevailing tastes, lifestyle, clubs and the various fringe and lesser-known facets of this rising subculture.

Examples:

*Impact of music technology in India.
*Rise of the DJ
*Role of electronic music in Bollywood
*The Asian diaspora success story

4. Resources: This section of the book will be most beneficial to music industry counterparts when they want to establish a working relationship with India. It contains information and contact details of most:

* Artist Booking & Management Agencies
* Venues
* Labels
* Online Music sites
* Sound & equipment vendors<

5. CD: The book will include a CD compilation of songs by select Indian electronica artists (around 11 tracks)

Supported by Submerge, C/O Pop, Native Instruments & Head Fun

For more information please contact:

Samrat B: +91 98-73-871199

Ritnika Nayan (MGMH): +91 9810078890

hub@mgmh.net